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Fernandez faces disciplinary action over alleged racist chant

Getty ImagesNizaar KinsellaBBC Sport football news reporterMandeep SangheraBBC Sport journalist16 July 2024Updated 1 hour agoChelsea have begun disciplinary proceedings against midfielder Enzo Fernandez after he posted a video on social media that th

Southgate resigns after England’s Euro 2024 loss

16 July 2024, 11:02 BSTCommentsUpdated 3 minutes agoEngland manager Gareth Southgate has resigned after a second consecutive European Championship final defeat.The Three Lions lost 2-1 to Spain in Berlin on Sunday, having been beaten on penalties by

Defeat may be Southgate’s last – but he’d leave England with head high

1 hour agoGareth Southgate has taken us on one heck of a journey over the past eight years, but I suspect Sunday’s defeat by Spain will be his last game as England manager.Right now Gareth will be hurting like hell after what happened in Berlin but

‘Southgate inherited a shambles but now stands one game from greatness’

GettyPhil McNultyChief football writer in Berlin13 July 2024CommentsEngland enter the iconic surroundings of Berlin's Olympiastadion on Sunday night with a place in history the prize that would accompany victory in the Euro 2024 final against Spain.G

Why Mainoo has ‘wow factor’ – and could be one of the greats

4 hours agoSometimes kids come along and you only need one look at them to realise they've got it - that special something where you know they belong at the highest level.Kobbie Mainoo is one of those kids.It was back in February, after he had scored

‘Southgate stands on brink of glorious vindication’

Phil McNultyChief football writer in Dortmund11 July 2024, 00:20 BSTUpdated 4 hours agoEngland manager Gareth Southgate stands on the brink of glorious vindication as a Euro 2024 campaign in which he has been pelted with beer cups and criticism offer

‘A superstar is born’ – Yamal’s history making moment of ‘genius’

Gary RoseBBC Sport journalist at Allianz Arena5 hours agoEvery so often, a goal is scored at a European Championship that stands the test of time. It is remembered, replayed, and talked about for decades.Marco van Basten's angled volley at Euro 1988

Bellamy set to be named Wales manager

Getty ImagesRob PhillipsBBC Wales Football CorrespondentChris WathanBBC Sport Wales7 hours agoCommentsCraig Bellamy is set to be named the new Wales manager.The 44-year-old has emerged as the Football Association of Wales (FAW's) first choice to repl

Olise joins Bayern from Palace on five-year deal

Getty Images9 hours agoCommentsBayern Munich have signed winger Michael Olise from Crystal Palace for about 60m euros (£50m).The 22-year-old English-born France Under-21 forward made 90 appearances in all competitions over three seasons with Palace.

‘Magic moments and resilience can lead England to history’

Phil McNultyChief football writer in Dusseldorf4 hours agoCommentsEngland's oddity of a Euro 2024 campaign was encapsulated by two qualities as they moved almost without trace into the last four of a major tournament once more.Gareth Southgate and hi

‘If France were playing in the back garden I’d close the curtains’

Emma SandersBBC Sport journalist at Volksparkstadion3 hours ago"If they were playing in the back garden I'd close the curtains."Not a flattering description for a side who have just reached the semi-finals of Euro 2024.But that is how former Chelsea

‘Spain were Germany’s role model – now we believe we can beat them’

6 hours agoWhenever Germany play Spain it feels like a meeting of two footballing superpowers but Friday’s Euro 2024 quarter-final is especially exciting because of how well both teams are playing.A lot of talk here in Germany has been about this b

Foden ‘feels sorry’ for under-pressure Southgate

5 hours agoEngland forward Phil Foden has said the players "need to take some of the blame" for the team's performances at Euro 2024 and that he "feels sorry" for under-pressure manager Gareth Southgate.Southgate's side reached the knockout stages of

‘Banks replica’ – was this ‘one of great saves in Euros history’?

Chris BevanBBC Sport journalist at Red Bull Arena3 hours agoCommentsThe moment Gordon Banks denied Pele at the 1970 World Cup is known as the 'save of the century' - but have we just seen another stop to match it?This time the scene was played out in

‘I was at rock bottom’ – redemption for tearful Ronaldo at ‘last Euros’

Getty ImagesEmma SandersBBC Sport journalist at Frankfurt Arena2 July 2024, 00:52 BSTCommentsUpdated 2 hours agoAs Jan Oblak's hand tipped Cristiano Ronaldo's extra-time penalty on to the post, the Portuguese legend's dreams shattered in a moment. He